Tiffany Rizzo

Professional Experience

October 2021 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania as a reporter and interned with CBS4 in Gainesville, Florida.

News Philosophy

People may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

In my free time, you can find me spending time with friends and family, exercising, or visiting the beach.

Education

I graduated from the University of Florida in May of 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications on the news track and a certificate in Meteorology and Climatology. Go Gators!

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The sunsets

Hometown

Coral Springs, FL

 

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Woman faces charges after putting out joint on Fort Myers officer memorial

A Port Charlotte woman was arrested early Saturday morning after officers say she put out a joint on a fallen officer's memorial plaque in...
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How to prepare your home ahead of hurricane season

Hurricane season begins next month and now is the time to start making those last-minute home preparations to reduce the risk of damage that...
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One injured after U-Haul crashes into garage while couple is sleeping

One person was hospitalized after a U-Haul crashes into a home off McGregor Parkway in south Fort Myers early Wednesday morning. Dr. Jake Goldberger and...
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Gulfshore Business recognizes trailblazers with Women in Business Award Celebration

Celebrating 10 remarkable women who are trailblazers in their field. Our partners at Gulfshore Business hosted the first "Women in Business Awards Celebration." WINK News spoke...
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Starbucks employees at Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy store in Estero will vote whether to...

A Southwest Florida Starbucks is pushing for change. The staff at the location on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway in Estero says one of the...
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Sunday marks a year since the deadly Brown Sugar Festival shooting that killed 1,...

Sunday marked one year since 20-year-old Evereonna Sankey was gunned down at the Brown Sugar Festival in Clewiston on May 1, 2021. The person who...
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Rockin’ with the SEALs event on Saturday helped veterans with mental health services

An event in Naples on Saturday aimed to help veterans with PTSD. The Rockin' with the SEAls Golf Tournament, by Veterans Services USA, included a...
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FSW celebrates commencement

Family and friends show support for graduates of Florida SouthWestern State College. The feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment permeated the graduates and everyone there...
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SCCF begins marking sea turtle nests on beaches as nesting season begins; why it’s...

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is working to save even the smallest creatures by getting its teams of "Turtle taggers" ready, which help in tracking...
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Firefighters continuing to fight flames at Myakka State Forest, fire is 95% contained

A brush fire that erupted in Charlotte County on Saturday has been 95% contained. The fire started in the Gulf Cove neighborhood of Charlotte County...

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